June 27, 2022
Watch tips to avoid illness and danger in the cemetery of the Subcommittee on Holiday of the Dead

Watch tips to avoid illness and danger in the cemetery of the Subcommittee on Holiday of the Dead

Check epidemiological surveillance guidelines for honors care

All Souls holiday is on Tuesday (2) and many people visit cemeteries in state Honoring gold with flowers. However, care must be taken to avoid the accumulation of water in cemeteries, as this favors the emergence of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits diseases such as dengue, Zika and chikungunya.

There is care for artificial and natural flower vases in homage to cemeteries – Photo: Divulgação / PMSJ / ND

According to epidemiological surveillance BlumenauPeople should avoid placing containers in which water accumulates. In the case of artificial vases, they must be pierced. On the other hand, those made with natural flowers should not have plastic in the surroundings, and none of them can be supported by dishes.

Administrators and servers running at cemeteries Removing places with water accumulation conditions. “It is very important that the owners of these places keep them clean at all times and with no place where water can accumulate,” said Eliandra Cassani, supervisor of the Dengue Control Program in Blumenau.

Mosquito control measures

in the municipality President Getulio, No Alto Valley de ItajaiSurveillance posted signs saying “Fighting dengue mosquitoes is everyone’s business” at the city’s cemetery, alerting residents to the stagnant water.

An awareness banner was attached to the Cemetery of Presidente Getúlio & # 8211;  Photo: Reproduction / Chief GetulioA banner was attached to raise awareness of Presidente Getúlio’s cemetery – Photo: Reproduction / Presidente Getúlio

In Blumenau, the monitoring program takes action, after the Day of the Dead, to eliminate breeding sites and tanks where water accumulates, in order to prevent the spread of mosquitoes.

State Law

Santa Catarina de Law No. 18.024On October 24, 2020, standards were established to prevent the spread of transmitted diseases such as yellow fever (Aedes albicans) and dengue (Aedes aegypti).

Among the regulations:

Article 3: Owners, tenants or persons in charge of private property, or those not residing in the state of Santa Catarina, are obligated to adopt control measures to prevent the spread of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albicans, where:

(…) third – change the water in plant pots at maximum intervals of 5 (five) days, keep aquatic plants in moist sand and keep the dishes of plant pots with sand, which prevents waterlogging or the accumulation of water in the dishes;

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